The Wildcat Regiment Band concert series last weekend was a huge success! More than 1,000 people heard their glorious music during 5 concerts and history events in Penacook, Concord and Contoocook. I had the great privilege of filming all the events, and am now editing them into a concert video. Stay tuned!
Thank you to the Associated Press, the Concord Monitor, the Boston Globe and 30+ other publications in 12+ states for telling the story of how the Wildcat Regiment Band has brought home our Civil War music for the weekend. Penacook Films is proud to be a part of it!
The Penacook Historical Society “Unearths” A 137-Year Old Musical Time Capsule
Once-Famous Music, Not Heard Since 1878, Will Be Played Live On Memorial Day Weekend
Concord, NH: For Concord’s 250th anniversary, the Penacook Historical Society is opening a 137-year old musical time capsule: the once-famous but nearly-forgotten Port Royal Band books. Written in Port Royal, SC, during the Civil War, brought home to Penacook, and made famous by Brown’s Band in the 1870s, the band books have gone largely Continue reading